What are the different types of unconscious bias and how can you avoid them?  

Unconscious bias has a role in almost every aspect of the modern workplace and, if left unchecked, can lead to a loss of talent and innovation, and can breed a culture of discrimination in your organisation. 

There are lots of biases to be aware of, from obvious tendencies such as ageism and gender bias, to more subtle preconceptions like conformity bias and the halo effect. It’s a recruitment minefield – read our factsheet to make sure you’re as informed as possible, and to see what can be done to address these biases. 


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This factsheet explores the dangers of unconscious biases including: 

Gender bias

Does your recruitment process mean you’re really recruiting impartially? 

Affinity bias

Is your business at risk of missing out on crucial skills due to a lack of diversity? 

Halo effect

Can you be sure that your hiring processes would stand up to scrutiny?